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New York Renaissance Faire: 40th Anniversary Season

August 11th, 2017 by chocko

Huzzah! A couple of days ago marked the first weekend of the 40th Anniversary season of the New York Renaissance Faire. It’s a magical place where you feel like you stepped out of a time machine and ended up in a shire where wizards, knights, pirates and sweet singing sirens roam about. Be sure to […]

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The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s 2016

October 24th, 2016 by chocko

What better way to celebrate the Halloween season than with a good old fashioned get down in a cemetery with food, drinks and music? What began as an annual event to pay homage to a long gone, favorite Jersey City bar, The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s has become a fundraiser for The Historic Jersey City […]

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Wizard World Comic Con 2016

August 25th, 2016 by chocko

After a few short stops on the Blue Line from O’Hare International Airport, Chocko and his sibling tag team partner Young Gunner, found themselves at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago. On a Saturday, probably their busiest day but easy to navigate compared to the huge beast of a Con out in San Diego and the […]

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Summer of ’92 at Terminal 5

August 13th, 2016 by chocko

Salt N Pepa at Terminal 5 August 9, 2016 DJ Spinderella En Vogue Biz Markie The Crystal Pepsi Summer of ’92 featured artists from that totally awesome era including Lisa Loeb, Biz Markie, En Vogue and Salt N Pepa with DJ Spinderella. The 90’s party also featured a retro arcade with classic video games, a […]

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Mad Tiger and Peelander-Z invade IFC Center

May 13th, 2016 by chocko

Peelander-Yellow at IFC Center (photos by chocko) The documentary MAD TIGER recently wrapped up its run at IFC Center in NYC but not without going out with a blast. MAD TIGER features the Japanese punk rockers Peelander-Z, a happy, fun and wacky costume wearing band whose shows consists of a lot of crowd participation and […]

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Hey! Ho! Let’s Go to The Queens Museum

April 29th, 2016 by chocko

The Planet Chocko goon squad hopped in our flying saucer and landed in Queens to check out the opening day of the exhibition, Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk at the Queens Museum. By the time we got to the doors, the fire department had come in to limit the amount […]

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A Look Back at Cosplay at Comic-Con International 2013

July 9th, 2014 by chocko

The San Diego Comic Con (July 24 – 27, 2014) at the San Diego Convention Center is nearly upon us. There will be lots to see and write about, but first here are some photos of the Cosplay action at last year’s Comic Con. More photos of nerds, misfits, freaks and geeks coming soon! Follow […]

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Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer

August 8th, 2013 by chocko

When one thinks of photographers who have documented hip-hop prior to the crack era and its commercialization, Jamel Shabazz and his snapshots of hip hop street style and culture come to mind. Charlie Ahearn, the director of iconic hip hop movie Wild Style, shines a spotlight on Shabazz and his photos in the documentary Jamel […]

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More New York Comic Con Cosplay 2012

October 18th, 2012 by chocko

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Kama Sutra & the art of knit — sock it to me!

October 7th, 2012 by Mr. C

————————————————————————————————————————– I went strolling down Crosby Street – south of Houston, a cobblestone street that we normally haunt for two reasons,Housing Works bookstore & cafe and Lahore Deli, a hole in the wall NYC taxi cab driver favorite for cheap Indian eats which is open 24 hours a day! While doing my street tour of […]

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Fashion’s Night Out in NYC

September 7th, 2012 by chocko

Last night the freaky, stylish and flashy fashionista zombies of NYC roamed the streets showing off the latest trends while shopping and looking for free drinks and bargains. The Planet Chocko Crew put on their freshest gear (which is not really saying much) and took part in the gawking and cat-walking in the SoHo section […]

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